Summary: A dark AU tale (bookverse) in which Merry holds Frodo captive at Crickhollow "for the salvation of the Shire." Merry will be corrupted, Frodo will begin to break, Sam will fight to save him, Pippin will be forced to choose sides, and all four hobbits will be challenged in unexpected ways. Though the ending will be hopeful, this story travels dark roads.
Categories: Book Verse Slash Characters: Frodo, Merry, Pippin, Sam
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Other
Warnings: AU (alternate universe), Slash (same sex pairing), Torture
Chapters: 32 Table of Contents
Word count: 126080 Read Count: 40222
Stories by aelfgifu